The word of the day is ‘Völkerwanderung.’

German word, obviously: Völkerwanderung more or less means ‘folk migration.’ Admittedly, Iron Age European history is a little outside of my patch, but I do seem to recall that the Roman Empire (and later, its successor states*) had to deal with lots of people moving to where there wasn’t a war. Or at least to where the people moving could win a war.

I mention this because… well. Continue reading The word of the day is ‘Völkerwanderung.’